Tuesday, January 20, 2009

International Literary Exchanges: Chinese and U.S. Contemporary Poetry Anthologies

The National Endowment for the Arts is committed to funding innovative approaches that expand cross-cultural literary exchange. The Arts Endowment makes a commitment to fund the publication of an anthology of the work of writers of the foreign country, and the partner country commits to publishing a corresponding anthology of the work of United States writers. Each country pays the fees of its own editors and acquires the publication rights of its own writers. This Program Solicitation is in support of a contemporary poetry exchange publication project with the People’s Republic of China . The purpose of this Program Solicitation is to select an organization to work with the Arts Endowment on a literary exchange publication project with the People’s Republic of China.

Due February 20, 2009

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Library Company of Philadelphia - Visiting Research Fellowships in Early American History and Culture

The Library Company of Philadelphia and The Historical Society of Pennsylvania will jointly award approximately twenty-five one-month fellowships for research in residence in either or both collections during the academic year 2009-2010. These two independent research libraries, adjacent to each other in Center City Philadelphia, have complementary collections capable of supporting research in a variety of fields and disciplines relating to the history of America and the Atlantic world from the 17th through the 19th centuries, as well as Mid-Atlantic regional history to the present. Fellowships are tenable for any one-month period between June 2009 and May 2010 with a stipend of $2,000. They support advanced, post doctoral, and dissertation research.

Due March 1, 2009

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